Famous gardening celebrities all set for Chorley Flower Show

Two of the most well-known names in the horticultural world are set for Chorley after organisers announced they would be making special appearances at Chorley Flower Show. Hundreds of people have already booked their tickets for the Chorley Council-run event, which will see Gardeners’ World presenter Carol Klein and garden designer, broadcaster, and author Chris … Read more

Pupils’ safety at risk as further schools cuts loom, says UNISON

School administrators, business managers and finance workers are regularly administering first aid, handing out medicines to pupils and conducting criminal record checks because of cuts in the number of school support staff, according to a survey published today (Friday) by UNISON. The findings suggest that any further reduction in their numbers – as proposed by … Read more

BAME workers over a third more likely to be in insecure work, finds TUC

Black, Asian and minority ethnic workers are over a third more likely than white workers to be stuck in temporary or zero-hours work, according to a new TUC report released today (Friday). The study found that 1 in 13 BAME employees are in insecure jobs, compared to 1 in 20 white employees. There are over … Read more

Lancashire Open Exhibition 2017 – Call for submissions!

If your family and friends think you have artistic talent, now’s the time to show your work to a larger audience by taking part in the popular Lancashire Open Exhibition 2017. Amateur and professional artists alike have chance to exhibit at Chapel Gallery. So even if you’ve never exhibited in an art gallery before, this … Read more

Hop to it for pots of cash

Funding available to help Happy Older People in Liverpool City Region Local organisations across Liverpool City Region are being encouraged to apply for a new wave of funding to help older people feel less isolated through the enjoyment of arts and culture, meeting new people and learning new skills. National Museums Liverpool created Happy Older … Read more